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SB2794 SD1 HD2       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
Report Title: Elections; Vote by Mail; Voting Assistance; Criminal Referral; Criminal Prosecution; Nomination Papers
Description: Effective 1/1/21: Makes housekeeping amendments to Hawaii's elections laws to clarify and improve the administration of elections by mail; prohibits agents of a candidate from providing voting assistance; changes the deadline to file nomination papers to the first Tuesday in May. Effective upon approval: Allows for the criminal referral of campaign finance law violations in addition to any administrative determination; increases the disqualification period for a person convicted of certain criminal election offenses from holding elective public office; repeals the exclusion of certain persons from criminal prosecution. (HD2)
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: JUD, FIN
Introducer(s): K. RHOADS

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1/23/2020SIntroduced.
1/23/2020SPassed First Reading.
1/27/2020SReferred to JDC.
2/14/2020SThe committee(s) on JDC has scheduled a public hearing on 02-20-20 9:15AM in conference room 016.
2/20/2020SThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, J.Keohokalole, Kim; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard, Fevella.
2/28/2020SReported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 3092) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
2/28/2020SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1).
2/28/2020S48 Hrs. Notice 03-03-20.
3/3/2020SPassed Third Reading, as amended (SD 1). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
3/3/2020HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 374) in amended form (SD 1).
3/5/2020HPass First Reading
3/9/2020HReferred to JUD, FIN , referral sheet 36
3/10/2020HBill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Thursday, 03-12-20 2:31PM in House conference room 325.
3/12/2020HThe committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until Monday, 03-16-20 at 2:00 PM.
3/12/2020HBill scheduled for decision making on Monday, 03-16-20 2:00PM in conference room 325.
3/16/2020HThis measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Monday 03-16-20 2:00PM in conference room 325.
6/19/2020HBill scheduled for decision making on Monday, 06-22-20 2:01PM in conference room 325.
6/22/2020HThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, San Buenaventura, Lowen, McKelvey, Perruso, Say, Takayama, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 4 Excused: Representative(s) Brower, Creagan, Nakashima, Yamane.
6/25/2020HReported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1222-20) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
6/25/2020HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) McDermott, Okimoto voting no (2) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Matayoshi excused (2).
6/26/2020HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Monday, 06-29-20 2:00PM in House conference room 329.
6/29/2020HThe committee(s) on FIN recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 06-30-20 2:00PM.
6/29/2020HBill scheduled for decision making on Tuesday, 06-30-20 2:00PM in conference room 329.
6/30/2020HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Eli, Gates, Hashimoto, Holt, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Matayoshi, Nakamura, Nishimoto, Todd, Wildberger, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) McDermott.
7/2/2020HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1281-20) as amended in HD 2, recommending passage on Third Reading.
7/2/2020HForty-eight (48) hours notice Monday, 07-06-20.
7/6/2020HRecommitted to FIN with none voting no and none excused.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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SB2794 SD1 HD2






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
JDC 016 2/20/2020 9:15 AM View
JUD 325 3/12/2020 2:31 PM View
JUD 325 6/22/2020 2:01 PM View
FIN 329 6/29/2020 2:00 PM View
FIN 329 6/30/2020 2:00 PM View